Westminster Abbey is alleged to put off one fifth of its workers after gross sales decline
Deputy Clarke of Works, Iain McDonald, and a manager of the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association, Adam Garre, roped down the west tower at Westminster Abbey in London last Friday to check the condition of the stone
Deputy Clarke of Works, Iain McDonald, and a manager of the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association, Adam Garre, abseil down the west to …
The WESTMINSTER ABTEI has to lay off 20 percent of its employees because of the pandemic. £ 12m revenue is expected to be lost this year, said the dean, dear Dr. David Hoyle, the BBC on Sunday.
More than 90 percent of the abbey's income comes from the entrance fee. The abbey closed its doors on March 20 and reopened on July 11, but for a limited number.
The Dean does not expect traffic to return to pre-pandemic levels for five years, and a further loss of between £ 9m and £ 12m is forecast for next year. As a royal peculiarity, the abbey cannot be financed by the commissioners of the church.